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and the violence based on the information that we have had available. there is an ongoing investigation. the fbi is investigating and, that investigation will follow the facts wherever they lead. lou: the libyan government, an intelligence source in benghazi, eyewitnesses in benghazi, pointing to a preplanned, well-organized and coordinated strike that the obama administration still refuses to call a terrorist attack. we'll take up all of those issues here tonight. we begin with the author of, spring fever, the illusion of islamic democracy. the author is former federal prosecutor, andrew mccarthy. also tonight, chicago teachers voting to end their strike and return to work. did mayor emanuel cave in to their demand or did he stand strong? was he a stooge for the unions or is he chicago's new scott walker? former new york city schools chancellor joel klein joins us. >>> the national liberal media has a hard time at times with the truth. is that why they are hammering governor romney? we'll take that up in the chalk talk tonight. for more on the white house's evolving narrative as they like to sa
appropriate around the world, and says it will not comment further on details pending an fbi investigation. lisa meyers, nbc news, washington. >>> and tonight, a recording of mitt romney at a private fundraiser has gone public in remarks he thought would stay among those in the room. the gop presidential candidate is heard giving a snap shot of the electorate that will raise eyebrows when heard. the recording was released to the liberal magazine "mother jones." before we talk about it we want to play a portion of it. >> for the past three years, how are you going to do it, in two months before the elections? >> well, there are 47 percent of the people who were with them, who are depending, who believe the government has the responsibility to care for them believe they have responsibility, who believe they're entitled to health care, to food, you name it. entitlements, government -- and they will open this no matter what. and the president starts off with 48-49 -- he starts off with a huge number, these are people who pay no income tax. 47% of americans pay no income tax. so our message of
. >> it's important to know there's an fbi investigation that has begun and will take some time to be completed. that will tell us with certaindy what transpired. but our current best assessment based on the information we have at present is, in fact, what this began as was a spontaneous, not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo. in cairo as you know a few hours earlier, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated. >> that was susan rice yesterday morning. now, many have a hard time believing that, includeing lindsey graham. his colleague john mccain also believes the assault was pre-planned. >> why do you think they're calling it a spontaneous attack? >> i have no clue. the facts -- the facts are so clear that heavy weapons and rocket propelled grenades, in indirect fire and direct fire used could not be spontaneous. >> with that kind of pushback, the state department seems to be trying to soften ambassador rice's statement. listen. >> we've heard a number of different thing
. there is an ongoing investigation. the fbi is investigating, and that investigation will follow the facts wherever they lead. gerri: ambassador, what's that response tell you? >> well, i think they were in denial in the first place. the notion they turned up with rocket propelled grenades and mortars in a spontaneous demonstration, september 11th of all dates, and seemed to have targeted and killed the american ambassador, so responsible for the liberation of libya, i think is -- was very clearly deliberate, and whether they were angry about the video. i think probably not so much there because most people there are pro-american, but elsewhere, yes, they are angry about the video, but focusing on the video is bad in a number of respects. there's no way you can shut down outrageous speech in the country of the united states, it's going to happen, but if the responsibility of responsible officials in egypt and other countries throughout the world to take actions to protect embassies and they are the ones who are responsible, and the extremists sure -- stirring up the crowds are responsible. talking
to the anti-muslim video on youtube. >> it's important to know there's an fbi investigation that has begun and will take some time to be completed. that will tell us with certainty what transpired. but our current best assessment based on the information we have at present is, in fact, what this began as was a spontaneous, not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo. in cairo, as you know, a few hours earlier, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated. >> that was u.n. ambassador susan rice yesterday morning. now, many have a hard time believing that, including republican senator lindsey graham who's calling for a congressional investigation. his colleague, john mccain also believes the assault was pre-planned. >> why do you think they're calling it a spontaneous attack? >> i have no clue. the facts -- the facts are so clear that heavy weapons and rocket propelled grenades, indirect fire and direct fire very excellent military tactics were used. it could not be spontaneous. >> with that kind of pushback, t
is the f.b.i. on this? >> tonight the f.b.i. has a tight lid on the storm they're not commenting on it. a source who works intelligence on cyber attacks told me it would be highly unusual if they were not involved because a major u.s. financial institution was a target. the claimed connection is the you tube clip and services were disrupted for a period. >> shep: thank you. >> you're welcome. >> shep: just outside the u.s. consulate in northwest pakistan, protesters throwing rocks and fire balls at police, we're told. it's the latest in a wave of demonstrations that protesters say is a response to the video which mocks mohammed. a banner being ripped offment riot police firing tear gas into the crowd. a militant group claims it was behind a suicide bombing that killed a dozen people in the afghan capitol and that the attack was also in retaliation for that video. conner powell live in kabul now. conner? >> about a dozen people were on their way to the afghan kabul airport. all employees of air charter solutions this morning when their mini bus was hit by a vehicle packed full of explos
, but the city was unable to protect him. >> the u.s. says libyan authorities and the fbi are cooperating, but libya is running the investigation into stevens' death. >> these are not the people who were demonstrating for democracy. these are the people who are the losers. these are the al qaeda-type elements that are seeking to overthrow what has been achieved. >> anti-american protests around the region continue with some countries unable to protect our embassies. >> we had governments that had a lot of will to protect us but may have overestimated the capability of the forces that they had around and had to augment. >> for now our embassy in kabul is closed. americans are warned not to travel to afghanistan. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> we have a handful of accidents that we are tracking. the roads are wet. 424 at 450, a crash you want to avoid. down to 19 miles per hour at the west side beginning at reisterstown road. that is backing up traffic on southbound 795. in the city, eagle street, a crash. another at wolfe street a
of this on friday by saying, well, there is an fbi investigation going on. we are not going to comment on it any further. that lasted all the way until sunday, but i think really reporters -- lou: when susan rice major appearance. >> right. reporters have an obligation to find out what went on here. we have embassies all over the region. we have tens of thousands of private citizens who are in jeopardy. we need to know what the facts are. lou: there is something going on here that is peculiar, unique, unprecedented. and that is a white house that seems to be focusing primarily on representing the united states and facts abroad that are not facts at all and, in fact, are tortured by the witnesses in been gauzy by intelligence sources. there is not a single source as far as i know that corroborates what the united nations ambassador is telling the american people and what a white house is telling the american people. >> also, it is all because of this silly movie on youtube which is hardly a movie. a bunch of guys who have glue around years and this tells pretending. lou: let me corroboree what yo
on the information we have had available. there is an ongoing vision. the f.b.i. is investigating. that investigation will follow the facts wherever they lead. >> as if any warning fox news is told that the c.i.a. assessed the security situation in eastern libya was deteriorating based on attacks june, specifically in benghazi and the briefing carney said he was not aware of any specific warning. >>shepard: tell us about your information, catherine, regarding possible terror camps near our embassy in benghazi. >>reporter: well, the libyan president blamed foreign spiders, code for islamists saying suspects from mali and algeria are among the 50 arrests. fox is told that there are at least two suspects training camps in libya. one is 75 miles from the scene of muammar qaddafi's death and the second is near the generation border a lawless area where al qaeda and their north african affiliate has been raising money through kidnapping. the catches have been under the microscope when a motorcade was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade, the ambassador survived but two in the security team were injured.
the door to other possibilities being uncovered in the f.b.i. investigation. >> the cause and motivation behind them will be decided by the investigation. >> there are other factors involved in the violence that ensued? >> new questions as well about the fact on september 10, the white house put out a press release saying that the president met with senior officials, about the security posture around the 9/11 anniversary. the release said the president discussed steps taken to protect u.s. persons and facilities abroad. asked if the administration dropped the ball on that promise, the following day in libya, carney said numerous security steps were takep and would not directly answer whether the security in benghazi was good enough. >> you are not trying to say there was enough security in benghazi, are you? >> this is a matter under investigation. absolute tragedy that we lost four americans in benghazi, including our ambassador, including the security personnel. there is an active investigation underway. in what happened. >> for specific questions about the security measures at u.s. in
.h.s. secretary janet napolitano, f.b.i. society deputy director and matthew olesen. see their hearing live wednesday at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. and thursday, the justice department inspector general testifies on operation fast and furious. he'll speak with members of the house oversight committee and it starts live at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span 3. you can also listen on c-span radio or watch online at c-span.org. >> this weekend, live from the national mall, the 12th annual national book festival. two days of author presentations and interviews, plus your phone calls, emails, tweets and touts. for schedule information go to booktv.org. >> earlier today, the white house press secretary jay carney talked about mitt romney's comments at a secretly videotaped fundraiser and here's an opportunity to draw contrast between mr. romney and the president. the video showed mr. romney telling donors that half of the country won't vote for him and claimed these are people who were quote, dependent upon government, who believe they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to c
of the temperance movement. prohibition led to everything from nascar to the mob to the fbi to csi to getting us to the moon. why? because all the money that was made in rum running as well as the legal selling of spirits, a lot of it was made by joe kennedy. joe kennedy had a kid named john. he wanted him to be president and a couple key swing states like west virginia, millions of dollars -- joe kennedy is worth $500 million in 1958. john kennedy gets in office because of that. john kennedy gets us to the moon and i contend if that carrie nation hasn't walked in sullivan's with her hatchet. >> do you have an opinion, is there like a quintessential american drink? >> no. >> no. >> i mean, look, right now in the show i drink sam adams because he was a founding father and he brewed it and i went to boston -- >> how do you keep getting nithe awesome jobs and is your next one ex poring the seedy underbelly of sobora bora hotel. >> yes, it is, and i need a co-host. are you in? >> i am. >> take her with you. >> my thoughts on the important moment being overshadowed by romney's hidden camera moment.
a separate criminal case against the magazine and the photographer who took those pictures. >>> the fbi is investigating a phony hijacking scare at jfk international. police say the airport got a call yesterday afternoon claiming a hijacker and explosives were aboard two planes landing at that time. an american airlines jet and fin air flight were moved to an isolated area and searched. you can hear the pilot's frustration with air traffic control. he had no idea what was going on. >> okay, we're surrounded by emergency vehicles. there's a reason for this. somebody's got to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. you've got 60 seconds. >> well, the planes were cleared and one of them was actually carrying four air marshals. >>> and do you know who this is? believe it or not, this man with the black eye is olympic star shaun white. police say he was arrested yesterday after pulling a fire alarm at a nashville hotel, destroying a phone and kicking a man while trying to run off. white fell and hit his head and was treated at a hospital. he was released and due in court
that an investigation is underway. >> the libyans are leading an investigation. we have our own f.b.i. investigation, we also have close f.b.i. and libyan cooperation as we both pursue these, but i'm not going to get into the back and forth of who is arrested, what we think, what we know about any of this. >> reporter: meanwhile reaction to this anti-is film is complicating the end game in afghanistan with attacks against nato troops there being blamed on the film. u.s. officials have suspended joint operations withafter beg with afghan prop patrols and that complicates with call by 2018. martha: it's difficult to get a handle on exactly what took place. a former c.i.a. covert operations officer joins us with his analysis with the intel skwhrepbs gatherethe inch with the intelligence gathered so far. bill: they told fox's sean hannity that the white house is hiding from reality. >> they don't want to admit it's a terrorist attack, his policies have failed. >> they he think this is weaker and just this afternoon we hear that the doj is now going to be investigating this incident. sean, these guys are --
on the information that we have had available. there is an ongoing investigation, the f.b.i. is investigating, and that investigation will follow the facts wherever they lead. >> reporter: carney also says he does n intelligence warnings that the u.s. received prior to the attack, and he pointed to remarks this weekend by susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations to said the attack object the u.s. consulate which killed four americans does not appear to have been a quote, preplanned, premeditated attack. here is more from ambassador rice. >> what happened initially was that it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired in cairo, as a consequence of the video. people gathered outside the embassy and then it grew very violent. those with extremist ties joined the fray and came with heavy weapons which unfortunately are quite common in post revolutionary libya, and that then spun out of control. >> reporter: but the president of libya disagrees. the president says this was an al-qaida attack, it was preplanned he said, and it was targeted specifically at the u.s. consulat
watched that video as he was receiving his first intelligence briefing at the fbi building in los angeles. but then there was that mother jone video that came out overnight. we don't have a sense as to whether or not he's watched that video yet, but his campaign has said that the comments he made in that mother jones video regarding israel are consistent with what he has said before. i asked kevin madden at one point, do you think all of this is going to blow over? and, brooke, his comment was, depends on you guys. talking about us. >> i'm curious, you clarify one of his remarks. one thing he didn't touch on last night, let me play part of the clip and i'll ask you the question on the other side. you talk about the news conference thrown together, media numbers in shorts and t-shirts. >> it is not elegantly stated. let me put it that way. i'm speaking off the cuff, in response to a question, and i'm sure i could state it more clearly and in a more effective way than i did in a setting like that. and so i'll -- i'm sure i'll point that out as time goes on. but we don't even have the questi
facilities, i would refer you to the state department. >> separate from the fbi investigation you mentioned a few moments ago, is there any sort of inquiry going on here at the white house among the president's national security team to get to the bottom of, you told the american people on september 10th we've taken steps to protect americans here at homeland and abroad, obviously with four americans tragically being killed, the steps were not good enough. is there an inquiry going on here to figure out what went wrong? >> you're conveniently -- motivation behind them will be decided by that investigation. >> what carney did do there is sidestep the specific question whether or not there was some kind of inquiry into someone potentially dropping the ball here. instead he talked broadly about the overall investigation into the violence there in libya, joe. >> dan, stay with us. i want to bring in arwa damon in benghazi. she's on the phone. and cnn foreign affairs reporter elise labott at the state department. arwa, first to you. you've been talking to libyan officials. what's the latest on w
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